CLOVE


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CLOVECouncil of Local Organizations for Volunteer Enhancement (Mankato, MN)
References in classic literature ?
I had sat in that very conning-tower and directed the efforts of the sweating crew below when first her prow clove the sunny summer waters of the Pacific; and now this creature of my brain and hand had turned Frankenstein, bent upon pursuing me to my death.
Step by step the Arab beat back his adversary until the latter's horse all but trod upon the ape-man, and then a vicious cut clove the black warrior's skull, and the corpse toppled backward almost upon Tarzan.
It fell straight, and true as a die; clove the water with a scarcely audible splash; and was gone.
Bobbing up and down in that sea, Pip's ebon head showed like a head of cloves.
I then took leave of him, and exchanging my merchandise for sandal and aloes wood, camphor, nutmegs, cloves, pepper, and ginger, I embarked upon the same vessel and traded so successfully upon our homeward voyage that I arrived in Balsora with about one hundred thousand sequins.
I then took cloves of garlic, though with a great aversion, both from the taste and smell.
Some had raisins for eyes and currant buttons on their clothes; others had eyes of cloves and legs of stick cinnamon, and many wore hats and bonnets frosted pink and green.
In the interval of these consultations, my friend, who was always upon the search for business, proposed another voyage among the Spice Islands, to bring home a loading of cloves from the Manillas, or thereabouts.
Based on the source type, clove is likely to emerge as a vital source of eugenol.
Clove oil has analgesic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
In the literature, many studies were reported about the high antioxidant activity of cinnamon, clove, and hibiscus extracted by water or other organic solvents such as methanol, ethanol, etc (Chan et al., 2015; Dhar et al., 2015; El-Maati et al., 2016; Ereifej et al., 2016; Nikousaleh and Prakash, 2016; Suantawee et al., 2014; Tahir et al., 2015; Zhen et al., 2016).